Saturday, September 19, 2020

AT&T creates a free online “externship” program for college students amid COVID pandemic

As we all experience a roller coaster of emotions because of the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, college students may be experiencing a bit more. Today, thousands are realizing their summer internships are no longer available. They are wondering whether they will still graduate on time, and they are contemplating the impact COVID-19 will have […]

Amid COVID19 crisis, AT&T commits $1.2 million to small businesses focused on distance learning

One of AT&T’s core values is to “be there when people need them”. As the world’s largest telecommunications company, their response to the COVID-19 pandemic is rooted in that belief. “Our country is grappling with an unprecedented challenge,” said Randall Stephenson, Chairman and CEO of AT&T Inc. “Now more than ever before, connecting people with the resources they need to maintain […]

CWA Union and AT&T Announce Employee Bonus

This week, the CWA Union and AT&T announced a groundbreaking initiative to support CWA frontline workers. Under these unprecedented and extraordinary circumstances facing the country, the union and AT&T negotiated a bonus pay that recognizes employees incredible work. After the announcement was made, Latino organizations and Latino leaders at the nation’s capital showed their support […]

USHCC, AT&T Host Houston Day of Service

Keeping with tradition, Houston-area AT&T employees joined the Greater East End Management District and Keep Houston Beautiful to kick off the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) 2015 National Convention with their volunteer day of service. Friday morning in Houston was spent helping to beautify and landscape a popular trail, punctuated by remarks from the […]

AT&T Aspire Program Providing Vital Support for Educational Organizations Serving Latino Community

In 2012, AT&T launched its Aspire program, a long-term initiative focused on increasing the high school graduation rate and bolstering career preparedness among students. This year, AT&T has allocated $12.5 million for 30 groups throughout the country dedicated to helping student thrive in the classroom and beyond. Executive Director of Philanthropy at AT&T and President […]

AT&T’s #BetweenTwoWorlds Campaign: A New Way to Connect with Latino Millennials

              This week, AT&T announced it would be expanding The Mobile Movement (TMM) campaign to include an innovative multicultural component known as #BetweenTwoWorlds to connect with a  coveted young, tech-savy, Latino millennial demographic. AT&T has partnered with Virtue, an in-house creative agency of Vice Media, to create bilingual and […]

What is Net Neutrality? It’s a Big Deal for Latinos

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco Not a lot of attention has been given to the issue of Net Neutrality in Latino news circles. But it’s an important issue that took a decisive turn last week and it could affect Latinos and their increasing use of the internet. Here’s the short take: The FCC had a set of rules […]

Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile Join Forces with AT&T in Their “It Can Wait” Campaign

          The four largest cellphone companies, AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile will launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting and driving. The cellphone giants, along with roughly 200 other organizations united behind AT&T’s “It Can Wait” slogan, are set to heavily push the campaign this summer. The campaign represents […]

More Efforts to Be Made For Promoting Driving Safety

As the number of deaths and accidents while on the road seem to be increasing, there is more interest to address driving safety to families, with special focus toward Latinos. According to the National Safety Council, 25% of annual driving accidents are related to texting while driving and 333,000 injuries are related to texting while […]

LIN@R Launches First Latino-Focused Research Center

The Latino Information Network at Rutgers University (LIN@R) launched a Latino-focused research center and think-tank today that will provide original research, analysis, and commentary on cultural, social, educational, political, and economic aspects affecting the Latino community. This research center, a project launched in partnership with AT&T, is the first of its kind, and will focus […]